Gold Trophy Show and Sale (GTSS) – January 18 – 22, 2022

The mission of the Gold Trophy Show and Sale is to create an environment where producers can compete to establish the value of their bison in the current  marketplace.

See a complete sale catalog here.

The 2022 Gold Trophy Show and Sale will return to Denver, Colorado this January 18 – 22 to the new and improved National Western Stock Show bringing premier bison breeding stock to market to grow and improve bison herds across the continent. Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to purchase some of the best bison breeding stock in the business! Sale catalog coming soon. Bid live in person on Saturday, January 22nd at the NWSS Stock Yards Event Center, or bid online at and be sure to register to bid well before the sale. If bidding online, please note that you must have your purchased animals off the NWSS premises no later than Sunday, January 23rd at noon.

Per the GTSS rules, “The NBA acts only as an agent and assumes no responsibility in the event of injury or death to any animal or for any discrepancy between the buyer and the consignor.”

2022 Gold Trophy Entry Overview – 98 total live head:

2 Year Old Bred – 9 head
Pen of 2 – 2 Year Old Bred Heifers – 3 pens
Yearling Heifers – 9 head
Ranch Ready Pen of 5 Yearling Heifers – 1 pen
Pen of 5 Heifer Calves – 5 pens
Heifer Calves – 13 head

Two Year Old Bull (Capped at 14 head) – 8 head
Yearling Bull (Capped at 20 head) – 8 head
Bull Calf – 15 head

2022 Consignors:
101 Buffalo Ranch – CO
2J Bison – ID
Addington Buffalo Ranch – OK
Badger Basin Ranch, Inc. – CO
Big E Game Ranch – CO
Brown’s Buffalo Ranch – OR
Buffalo Dance Bison – SD
Buffalo Run Ranch – UT
Cammack Buffalo Ranch – SD
Heim Land and Bison – SD
Indian Pass Ranch – CO
Nolz Bison – SD
Prairieland Bison – SK
PRPA – Rawhide Energy Station – CO
Silver Creek Bison – MB
Snyder Land and Development – WY
Trails End River Bison – SD
W Lazy D Bison – CO

A tour of the new Del Hensel Bison Handling Facility at the National Western Stock Show

Commission: A 10% commission is taken off of the live animal sale price, with 9% going to the NBA’s general account and 1% contributed to the NBA’s Growth Fund program to support promotional efforts in the bison industry.

Ear Tags: GTSS ear tags will be mailed as soon as possible after consignments are received. They are to be placed in the animal’s left ear. All other ear tags must be removed, except permanent metal ID tags, EID or RFID tags, NABR (North American Bison Registry) tags, Source Verification (SVP) tags and trichomoniasis tags. One show tag plus any government issued tags.

Important GTSS Information

Methods of Payment:

Acceptable forms of payment include: cash, cashier’s check, money order, personal check, credit cards (Visa, Master-Card, American Express, Discover). There will be a 4% buyer’s premium charged to all transactions. Buyers paying with cash or checks will then receive a 4% discount. Checks will be required to be accompanied by a valid credit card backup for first time buyers.

If you have any questions about GTSS, just contact the NBA office at (303) 292-2833, or contact us.

GTSS Forms, Rules, Regulations, etc.